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Bounding Into Comics (blog) - 10 Sep 2019 Urban Dictionary Removes Entries Related to GamerGate and Zoe Quinn
Following the discovery of these deletions, two new definitions of Gamergate referencing the consumer revolt have been accepted by Urban Dictionary, with the ant-based definition now removed. In regards to Zoe Quinn, one new entry has been accepted ...
The New York Times - 21 Sep 2019 When Dictionaries Wade Into the Gender (Non)Binary
Merriam-Webster announced an additional definition for “they”: a third-person, singular pronoun for nonbinary people. And Oxford has been criticized for its entry ...
GMA - 19 Sep 2019 Nearly 30K sign petition for dictionary to remove sexist terms
Maria Beatrice Giovanardi, 28, started a Change.org petition after an online search.
The Washington Post - 18 Sep 2019 Merriam-Webster toasts an expanding food and drink vocabulary with a ‘tallboy’ and ‘matcha’
The dictionary's new entries reflect America's ever-expanding culinary landscape or, more simply, craft beer's embrace of oversize cans.
CNN - 18 Sep 2019 Thousands sign petition to remove sexist terms from Oxford Dictionaries
Tens of thousands of people have signed a petition calling on publisher Oxford University Press (OUP) to remove "sexist" terms for women.
Eater - 20 Sep 2019 ‘Tallboy,’ Along With ‘Matcha,’ Added to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary
After some 60 years since the first large can of beer appeared on the market, “tallboy” has finally made it into the Merriam-Webster Dictionary (well, the online ...
9to5Google - 20 Sep 2019 Google app gains direct Dictionary homescreen shortcut
Google Search has a number of built-in tools, especially on Android. A Google Dictionary shortcut on Android for your homescreen is now...
The Takeout - 19 Sep 2019 Last Call: the dictionary has, at last, recognized the tallboy. What food word should be next?
Something I had never really thought about until this past week: how do words qualify to be in the dictionary? Last Friday I learned, while researching the ...
WIRED - 11 Sep 2019 What Happened to Urban Dictionary?
The crowdsourced dictionary once felt like a pioneering tool of the early internet era. Now in its 20th year, it has become something much more inhospitable.
Baltimore Sun - 20 Sep 2019 What dictionaries aren’t for
Many people labor under misconceptions about what dictionaries do and what they are for.
Grub Street - 17 Sep 2019 ‘Tallboy’ Finally Added to Dictionary
Today, the good people at Merriam-Webster announced that they have, at long last, added tallboy to the dictionary. It's a long-overdue victory for beer visibility.
Globalnews.ca - 21 Sep 2019 Merriam-Webster adds 533 words to dictionary | Watch News Videos Online
Editors at Merriam Webster added 500 new words to the dictionary. As Reggie Cecchini explains, it's allowing modern vocabulary to take its place among ...
Newsweek - 28 Aug 2019 Dictionary.com Adds 'Womyn' to 'All the Words' Section
Dictionary.com has added "womyn," an alternate spelling of "woman," to its online dictionary, the company told Newsweek in an email Wednesday. The word is ...
The Guardian - 17 Sep 2019 Thousands demand Oxford dictionaries 'eliminate sexist definitions'
Nearly 30000 people have signed petition calling on the publisher to cut entries that 'discriminate against and patronise women'
New York Daily News - 20 Sep 2019 More than 30,000 sign petition calling for Oxford English Dictionary to remove sexist words
Nothing beats a dame — but don't you dare call her that. A London woman has initiated a petition against publisher Oxford University Press to strike what she ...
NEWS.com.au - 20 Sep 2019 Oxford Dictionary’s definition of ‘woman’ sexist, petition claims
Tens of thousands of people have signed an online petition calling for Oxford University Press to change the “sexist” definition of “woman” in some of its ...
Reader's Digest - 16 Sep 2019 15 Fascinating Facts About Dictionaries That Will Make You Want to Pick One Up
From dropped words to fake definitions, learn fun facts, hearsay, and scandal about our most useful resource, and the words that make it up.
USA TODAY - 28 Aug 2019 Dictionary.com adds new words: Smexy, womyn, yaldi and birb — but what do they mean?
With enough time and usage, words can make it into the official Merriam-Webster dictionary. Until then, Dictionary.com has you covered.
National Review - 17 Sep 2019 Redefine ‘Woman,’ Activists Urge
oday, Merriam-Webster announced an additional dictionary definition of “they” to refer “to a single person whose gender identity is nonbinary.” And yesterday ...
Republic World - 22 Sep 2019 Sesh, Caulrophobia among new words added to Merriam-Webster dictionary
The Merriam Webster dictionary has now included millennial and hipster terms like 'vacay', 'sesh', or even 'tallboy', along with 530 other distinctive words.